State Marker--Maryland TO MARYLANDERS WHO SERVED HERE Col. Tench Tilghman, Confidential aide to Washington, who wrote "formerly of my family - in every action (of) the main army often refused his pay left as fair reputation as ever belonged to human character"-- The Two Maryland Brigades Major General John Sullivan 1st Reg. Col. Job. H. Stone 2nd Reg. Col. Thomas Price 3rd Reg. Col. Mordecai Gist 4th Reg. Col. Josiah G. Hall Brig. General William Smallwood 5th Reg. Col. William Richardson 6th Reg. Col. Otho H. Williams 7th Reg. Col. John Gunby Reg. of Col. Moses Hazen Artillery: Captain Wm. Brown's Co. and Capt. Richard Dorsey's Co. and as Washington wrote, -"The men-" "without clothes to cover their nakedness--blankets to lie upon-without shoes -their marches traced by blood from their feet-through frost and snow-without house or hut-or provisions-submitting without murmur--" for the freedom of you who read this. Erected by The Maryland Society of Pennsylvania 1963 DESCRIPTION: Granite with bronze plaque, 5' x 2' x 1 1/2'. DONOR & DATE: The Maryland Society of Pennsylvania, 1963. HISTORICAL DATA: The Marylanders were a part of Sullivan's and Smallwood's brigades. Most of the Maryland troops, however, were assigned to a location near Wilmington, Delaware for the encampment period, maintaining a Continental presence in Delaware. Some served in Patton's additional Continental Regiment.
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